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Six thought leader online sessions in 2021

Six thought leader online sessions in 2021

BCW.on consists of six complimentary, 45-minute-long online sessions to be held throughout 2021.

Listen to Volkmar Denner and Michael Bolle in conversation with Claudia Nemat (Deutsche Telekom), Stefan Dohler (EWE), Satya Nadella (Microsoft), Michael Dell (Dell Technologies), Sebastian Thrun (Udacity), and Christian Klein (SAP) on the most important topics of 2021: digital transformation, AI, IoT, digital trust, and sustainability.

Learn from these world-leading companies, explore new trends, ask your most important questions, and discover the visions they have in store for us – all from the comfort of your own computer.

Session overview

The digital future is now – let’s shape it 

48 min | available on-demand

2020 was a challenging year. Industries and our (work) lives changed. Digital transformation was accelerated. How can industries use the crisis for positive change? What role do technologies such as 5G, AI, and IoT play? And how can we implement digital ethics to make sure that technology is used for good? This session provides insights and answers to these very questions, and will motivate us to shape our future. 

Claudia Nemat

Deutsche Telekom
Member of the Board of Management, Technology and Innovation

Claudia Nemat has been a member of Deutsche Telekom‘s Management Board since 2011. Until end of 2016 she led the European businessSince January 2017 she has been responsible for the Board area „Technology and Innovation“. Before joining Deutsche Telekom AG, Claudia Nemat was Senior Partner („Director“) at McKinsey & Company, working for the company for more than 17 years. She focuses on digital transformation, the impact of new technologies, IT transformation, security and crisis management. 

Michael Bolle

Bosch
CDO & CTO

Michael Bolle has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since July 1, 2018. As chief digital officer and chief technology officer, he is responsible for the corporate sector for research and advance engineering as well as for the internet of things and digitalization (ID) and data processing (IT). His responsibilities also include the Bosch.IO GmbH subsidiary and the corporate departments for technology, intellectual property, and quality management.

Dirk Slama

Bosch
VP Co-Innovation and IT/IoT Alliances

Dirk Slama is Vice President Co-innovation and IT/IoT Alliances at Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld. Dirk has 25 years experience in the industry. He is author of 4 successful books and holds a PhD in Information Systems, an MBA, and a Diploma in Computer Science.

Apr 14, 11:30am – 12:00pm CEST

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Satya Nadella

Microsoft
Chief Executive Officer

Before being named CEO in February 2014, Satya Nadella held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company. Joining Microsoft in 1992, he quickly became known as a leader who could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform some of Microsoft’s biggest product offerings.

Volkmar Denner

Bosch
Chairman of the Board of Management 

Volkmar Denner has been chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH and a limited partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG since July 1, 2012. His responsibilities include corporate strategy, corporate communications and governmental affairs, and real estate and facilities. He is also responsible for the Bosch Healthcare Solutions GmbH subsidiary. 

Dirk Slama

Bosch
VP Co-Innovation and IT/IoT Alliances

Dirk Slama is Vice President Co-innovation and IT/IoT Alliances at Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld. Dirk has 25 years experience in the industry. He is author of 4 successful books and holds a PhD in Information Systems, an MBA, and a Diploma in Computer Science.

May 12, 2pm – 2:45pm CEST

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Stefan Dohler 

EWE
CEO

Stefan Dohler is Member of the Board of Management of EWE since January 2018. He started his career in 1998 at the Hamburg energy supplier HEW, one of the predecessor companies of Vattenfall. Since then, he has held a number of leadership positions in the areas of finance, networks, products and markets. In 2012 he became a member of the Executive Management Team of the Vattenfall Group. Most recently he was CFO of Vattenfall AB in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Michael Bolle

Bosch
CDO & CTO

Michael Bolle has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since July 1, 2018. As chief digital officer and chief technology officer, he is responsible for the corporate sector for research and advance engineering as well as for the internet of things and digitalization (ID) and data processing (IT). His responsibilities also include the Bosch.IO GmbH subsidiary and the corporate departments for technology, intellectual property, and quality management.

Dirk Slama

Bosch
VP Co-Innovation and IT/IoT Alliances

Dirk Slama is Vice President Co-innovation and IT/IoT Alliances at Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld. Dirk has 25 years experience in the industry. He is author of 4 successful books and holds a PhD in Information Systems, an MBA, and a Diploma in Computer Science.

A conversation with Michael Dell 

June 9, 3pm – 3:45pm CEST

This virtual conversation with Dell Technologies Chairman and CEO Michael Dell and Bosch CDO Michael Bolle will provide insights into managing change in challenging times, lessons learned from their successful business careers, and an outlook into the digital future.  

Michael Dell

Dell Technologies
Chairman & CEO 

Michael Dell founded Dell with $1000 in 1984 and in 1992 was the youngest CEO to earn a Fortune 500 ranking. Michael took Dell Technologies private in 2013, architected the largest tech deal in history combining Dell-EMC-VMware in 2016 and subsequently relisted Dell Technologies on the public markets in 2018. Dell Technologies is an innovative tech leader providing essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important information.

Michael Bolle

Bosch
CDO & CTO

Michael Bolle has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since July 1, 2018. As chief digital officer and chief technology officer, he is responsible for the corporate sector for research and advance engineering as well as for the internet of things and digitalization (ID) and data processing (IT). His responsibilities also include the Bosch.IO GmbH subsidiary and the corporate departments for technology, intellectual property, and quality management.

Dirk Slama

Bosch
VP Co-Innovation and IT/IoT Alliances

Dirk Slama is Vice President Co-innovation and IT/IoT Alliances at Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld. Dirk has 25 years experience in the industry. He is author of 4 successful books and holds a PhD in Information Systems, an MBA, and a Diploma in Computer Science.

AIoT: When Artificial Intelligence meets the Internet of Things 

Sep 29, 4pm – 4:45pm CEST

In this keynote, Sebastian Thrun will explain how AI can help harnessing the full potential of the Internet of Things. Starting with a discussion on “What AI is – and isn`t”, he will then explore best ways for AI and IoT to work well together – for example in health care and transportation. 

Sebastian Thrun

Udacity
Founder, President & Executive Chairman 

Sebastian Thrun is a scientist, educator, inventor, and entrepreneur. As the founder, president and executive chairman of Udacity, Sebastian’s mission is to power careers through tech education. Today, the company has over 11.5 million students worldwide and more than 200 global industry partners including IBM, Google, and Mercedes-Benz to close talent gaps. 

Michael Bolle

Bosch
CDO & CTO

Michael Bolle has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since July 1, 2018. As chief digital officer and chief technology officer, he is responsible for the corporate sector for research and advance engineering as well as for the internet of things and digitalization (ID) and data processing (IT). His responsibilities also include the Bosch.IO GmbH subsidiary and the corporate departments for technology, intellectual property, and quality management.

Dirk Slama

Bosch
VP Co-Innovation and IT/IoT Alliances

Dirk Slama is Vice President Co-innovation and IT/IoT Alliances at Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld. Dirk has 25 years experience in the industry. He is author of 4 successful books and holds a PhD in Information Systems, an MBA, and a Diploma in Computer Science.

Nov 17,  1pm – 1:45pm CET

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Christian Klein

SAP
CEO

Christian Klein is CEO, COO and member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. In his role as COO, he leads SAP’s transformation into an Intelligent Enterprise by focusing on business process simplification, global IT, product and services quality, portfolio and investment strategy, intelligent data and analytics, and value achievement through digital innovation adoption to the benefit of both customers and employees. Prior to becoming CEO, Christian Klein was heading the Intelligent Enterprise Group, driving SAP’s digital core development functions and product management.

Michael Bolle

Bosch
CDO & CTO

Michael Bolle has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since July 1, 2018. As chief digital officer and chief technology officer, he is responsible for the corporate sector for research and advance engineering as well as for the internet of things and digitalization (ID) and data processing (IT). His responsibilities also include the Bosch.IO GmbH subsidiary and the corporate departments for technology, intellectual property, and quality management.

Dirk Slama

Bosch
VP Co-Innovation and IT/IoT Alliances

Dirk Slama is Vice President Co-innovation and IT/IoT Alliances at Robert Bosch GmbH, as well as Conference Chair of the Bosch ConnectedWorld. Dirk has 25 years experience in the industry. He is author of 4 successful books and holds a PhD in Information Systems, an MBA, and a Diploma in Computer Science.

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